Wednesday, November 5, 2014

2015 Open Call for Artists Alliance Inc's LES Studio Program

2015 Open Call for Artists Alliance Inc's LES Studio Program. Based in Lower Manhattan and supported by public funds, the LES Studio Program provides free three and six-month residencies to under-represented, emerging and mid-career artists. Artists of all disciplines – painting, photography, sculpture, video, installation, new media – are considered for fully-funded shared studio space in the historic Clemente Soto VĂ©lez Cultural and Educational Center. Please click on the following link for more information about the program and the application: LES Studio Program Application

Faculty Position - St. Catherine University - Saint Paul, MN

Ranked Faculty - Department of Art and Art History
St. Catherine University - Saint Paul, MN
The Department of Art and Art History invites applicants for a full time rolling faculty position beginning August 2015, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: We seek a candidate who is an artist and an enthusiastic educator with a strong desire to build the program and foster excellence in our students while teaching courses at all levels to majors and non-majors. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to his or her personal studio practice and program/curriculum planning and development. The faculty member will teach a 3-3 course load for 2015-2016, that includes two ceramics classes (wheel and hand built), two three-dimensional design foundation classes, one sculpture class based on material exploration and one class in the liberal arts core curriculum. Other responsibilities include advising students in the discipline, overseeing and managing the sculpture and ceramics studios and related areas, participating in student portfolio reviews and other duties as specified by the department chair.

Position Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Earned Master of Fine Arts ( MFA ) with a consistent record of active engagement in the discipline. Candidates must demonstrate a broad knowledge of sculpture and ceramics, be able to articulate contemporary, historical and conceptual issues as well as manage the sculpture and ceramics facilities. Minimum 2 years college teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship.

Preferred Qualifications: An MFA in Sculpture with an emphasis in ceramics is preferred. Preference will be given to individuals with evidence of college teaching effectiveness. A commitment to contemporary art practice and good writing, speaking and interpersonal skills are also preferred. Applicants should have a strong interest in foundations level teaching for both majors and non-majors.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.

Special/Other Requirements Summary
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. Website link is: Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a letter of interest, CV, 20 examples of your own work and 15 examples of student work submitted on a single multi-page PDF with descriptions for each image (i.e., title, date, media, size and other relevant information; attached as required “Other Document 1”), statement of teaching philosophy, and artist statement. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Carol Chase at Deadline for applications is February 16, 2015.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue | St. Paul, MN 55105
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Program Director for the Summer Art Adventure Program - The Art League of Long Island

The Art League of Long Island, a not-for-profit 501 ( c )( 3 ) organization has an opening for a Program Director for the Summer Art Adventure Program. The Summer Art Adventure Program is a seasonal program offered in July and August. This is a specialty art program that offers the opportunity for students to explore the creative process, learn about art history, build new art skills and participate in an art show for family and friends.

The Program Director must have the ability to lead, manage, supervise and develop staff and oversee a complex operation.
  • Bachelor’s degree, MFA desirable
  • 5 years art teaching experience, camp director experience a plus
  • Ability to recruit, train, develop and evaluate staff of art instructors, class assistants & volunteers
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of working budget
  • Must be organized and work well with children and adults
  • Team player with high energy
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to with a cover letter describing your interest in this position and your salary requirements.